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Diploma in Nursing

Offered by: AIMST University
Exam BodyInternal Dip., Malaysia
Course Duration3 Yrs
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
FeesRefer to Univ.
FacultyFaculty of Allied Health Professions
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyDiploma Level
Field of StudyMedicine & Healthcare
Course Description

AIMST University envisions to be the center of excellence in nursing education enabling nurses to function in multi-professional roles. The Diploma in Nursing is designed to prepare students to be a qualified Registered Nurse.


The curriculum encompasses three (3) core sciences:

Basic Medical Science

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Microbiology
  • Pharmacy
  • Nutrition and dietetics
  • Epidemiology
  • Communicable Diseases

Nursing Professional

  • Professional Nursing
  • Communication Skills
  • Nursing Research
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Human and Public Relations

Nursing Sciences

  • Fundamentals of Nursing
  • Medical Nursing I,II,III,IV,V
  • Surgical Nursing I,II,III,IV,V
  • Community Health Nursing
  • Paediatric Nursing
  • Obstetric Nursing
  • Gynaecological Nursing
  • Mental Health Nursing
  • Hospital and Community Practice
  • Emergency and Disaster Nursing
  • Nursing Management
Entry Requirements

SPM / 0-Levels

5 credits in SPM:

  • Bahasa Malaysia
  • Mathematics
  • Science (General Science / Pure Science)
  • Biology
  • 2 other subjects

And a pass in:

  • English

For International students / local students who studied abroad

  • Pass in IELTS with minimum score of 5.5 Or
  • Pass TOEFL with minimum score of 550 (if the medium of instruction is not in English)
Intake Months

Registration Dates: 04 Apr / 11 Sept

Intake Closing Dates: 18 Apr / 25 Sept

Career Prospects
  • Hospitals
  • Specialist Centres
  • Community Health Nursing
  • Research Facilities
  • The Armed Forces
  • Working Abroad (Malaysians)

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

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